News & Announcements Archive


Prof. Thoi receives the NSF CAREER Award!

Prof. Thoi receives the NSF CAREER Award!
The Thoi group will be funded by the National Science Foundation to study the redox behavior of MOFs for energy storage devices through a prestigious CAREER Award. Congrats, Dr. Thoi!


New delocalization pathways in conjugated materials

New delocalization pathways in conjugated materials
In a collaboration with chemists at Georgetown University and University of Oregon, the Tovar group engineered radial conjugation pathways into pi-conjugated systems that are traditionally made up of linear pathways. Read […]


Kempa Group Featured in JHU Hub Article

Kempa Group Featured in JHU Hub Article
The JHU Hub documented the Kempa group’s breakthrough in nanocrystal synthesis that was recently published in Nature Nanotechnology. Read the article describing this research and its implications for quantum information […]


Kempa Group Publishes in Nature Nanotechnology

Kempa Group Publishes in Nature Nanotechnology
Congratulations to Tomojit Chowdhury, Jungkil Kim, Erick Sadler and Prof. Kempa on the recent publication of their paper in Nature Nanotechnology! The Kempa group used designer surfaces to control precisely […]


The Goldberg Group Publishes in JACS

The Goldberg Group Publishes in JACS
The Goldberg Group reports a series of sequentially formed peroxo(diiron), FeIV(O), and FeIII(OH) complexes from the reaction of a thiolate-ligated nonheme iron complex with O2. These complexes improve our understanding […]


Avery and Xu (Thoi lab) publish in JACS!

Congratulations to Avery and Xu in the Thoi lab for their publication in JACS on using functionalized MOFs to mitigate a critical failure pathway in Li-S batteries! Check out their […]


ChemDNA teaches science through Harry Potter

ChemDNA teaches science through Harry Potter
Students from the chemistry department, through the group ChemDNA, volunteered at a Harry Potter STEM day hosted by the USO. ChemDNA had a great time helping kids build LED wands, […]